Eddie Cusack is a Chicago police officer about to bust some members of the Comacho gang when the gang is shot up by a rival drug gang from the neighboring building, led by Tony Luna. Victor Comacho is the only survivor of the Comacho gang and his older brother, Luis, who is the leader of the gang, retaliates by killing Luna's family and kidnaps Luna's daughter, Diana. Cusack must face Tony Luna and Luis Comacho alone because nobody on the police force is willing to help him since he was the only cop who broke the code of silence by testifying against a fellow cop who killed an unarmed teenager, but Cusack is not really alone. A police robot called "Prowler" aides Cusack as he takes down the gangs. Written by
The toughest cop in the world.... just got tougher.
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Did You Know?
The script was written for both Clint Eastwood and Kris Kristofferson but they both turned it down. Ironically the guys who wrote the story for this film wrote Pale Rider and Flashpoint in which both Eastwood and Kristofferson appeared in. See more
When the drug deal is transpiring, Spider is translating between Victor Comacho and the man he is selling the drugs to and before they get killed, Spider says, "You can always depend on Spider," in English, after having to translate between English and Spanish throughout the entire scene. See more
Hey Sarge! You know how a Camacho's like a cue ball? Cause the harder you hit 'em, the better their English gets.
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